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Kristin L. Jordan

Senior Counsel

Kristin L. Jordan is senior counsel with the Cannabis Law practice group at Greenspoon Marder LLP. She has over 20 years of real estate, state licensing, and governmental regulatory experience. In addition to her legal practice, Ms. Jordan is a Co-Founder of the Cannabis Cultural Association and served as its first Executive Director.  She is also the Founder of Mannada, a NYC-based professional event production company serving the cannabis industry, which produces the Cannabis Law Summit, Cannabis Media Summit, Cannabis Real Estate Summit, Cannabis Medical Summit, and The Maze, a weekly event listing newsletter.

Kristin currently serves as Regional Representative for the National Cannabis Bar Association, is a member of the Committee on Cannabis for the NYS Bar Association, serves on the Public Policy Committee of the Minority Cannabis Bar Association, facilitates the Asian Cannabis Roundtable, and acts as the East Coast Representative for Asian Americans for Cannabis Education.

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • New York State Appellate Division 2nd Department


  • J.D., University of Richmond, T.C. Williams School of Law, 1997
  • B.A., State University of New York,  1995

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Korean American Association of Greater New York, Member
  • Korean American Lawyers Association of Greater New York, Member
  • National Cannabis Bar Association, Member
  • Minority Cannabis Business Association, Member
  • Women Grow NYC, Member
  • Minority Cannabis Business Association, Policy Committee Member
  • Asian American Bar Association of New York, Member
  • National Cannabis Industry Association, Diversity and Inclusion Committee
  • New York State Bar Association, Committee on Cannabis
  • Asian Americans for Cannabis Education, East Coast Representative
  • New York Cannabis and Hemp Trade Organization, Founding Member
  • Cannabis Media Summit, Founder

Speaking Engagements

  • Speaker, “Hot Topics in New York State Hemp Law,” New York State Bar Association CLE, September 10, 2019
  • Speaker, “A Full Spectrum Education: From Wellness Options to Career Opportunities,” Women Grow NYC Pop-Up, August 28, 2019
  • Speaker, “Cannabis & Real Estate,” Real Estate Development & Finance Club, June 25, 2019
  • Speaker, “Navigating the Legal Business of Cannabis,” Women Grow Leadership Summit Conference, June 7, 2019
  • Moderator, “The New Cannabis Economy: Building Sustainable and Inclusive Economies,” Smart Cities New York, May 15, 2019
  • Moderator, “CRTA/CBD/Social Equity,” New York State Bar Association’s (NYSBA) CLE Event: Hot Topics in Cannabis Law: CBD Rulemaking, CRTA, Advertising Issues and Ethical Considerations Program, May 6, 2019
  • Speaker, “Manhattan Community Board 9’s (MCB9) “New Era in Cannabis” Forum, May 4, 2019
  • Panelist, “Real Estate, Opportunity Zones & NYC,” High NY Cannabis Investment Event, May 1, 2019
  • Facilitator, Minority Cannabis Business Association 4th Annual Policy Summit, April 8, 2019
  • Moderator, “Let’s Talk Green: How to Get Into the Cannabis Industry,” Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists Cannabis Event, April 6, 2019
  • Speaker, “Cannabis in the Media: Changing Attitudes, Access and Headlines in 2019,” NECANN Boston, March 23, 2019
  • Speaker, “Women in Cannabis,” CannaGather DC Meeting, March 21, 2019
  • Moderator, “Cannabis Civics 101: Understanding the Path to Legalization,” Women Grow NYC, March 7, 2019
  • Speaker, Empire State NORML Meeting, February 28, 2019
  • Panelist, “Real Estate Insights,” Accelerate Cannabis NJ, February 19, 2019
  • Moderator, “Justice, Equity + Reinvestment: Corporate Social Responsibility Panel,” Drug Policy Alliance NYS Conference on Marijuana, December 11, 2018
  • Producer and Host, Cannabis Media Summit NYC, December 7, 2018
  • Moderator, “Cannabis Legalization in NYC,” NYC Bar Association Cannabis on the Horizon, November 1, 2018
  • Panelist, NDICA Diversity and Inclusion Social Equity Expo, October 27, 2018


  • Forbes, “Fifteen Powerful And Innovative Women In Cannabis Right Now,” August 27, 2019
  • Green Market Report, “100+ Of The Most Important Women In Weed 2019,” March 8, 2019
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